So you've hired a local company at an hourly rate, but don't know how to keep the final costs down. Generally, helpers and movers charge by the hour. The main factor is to be as prepared as possible before your contracted crew arrives.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
Moving an upright piano is not an easy process. There is a risk to the piano, risk of injury to the movers and to the property. Pianos should only be moved by licensed and insured moving companies.
Moving a Piano
Plasma and LCD TVs are items you need to take extra care, especially if you don't have the original box. Here are some tips on how to pack a flat screen TV to avoid a damage during a move.
How to Pack a Plasma or LCD TV
There are slow times and peak times in the moving industry. Moving rates may vary depending on the season and the day of the week. The following article will outline the pros and cons of when to schedule a move.
When to Schedule a Move
The kitchen is the most difficult room to pack in our households. Once you found out you're moving, start packing and organizing your kitchen almost immediately.
Packing Your Kitchen